Running Office 365 in VMware Horizon? Why Insentra says “You need FSLogix”
Microsoft MVP, Citrix Technology Professional, and VMware EUC Champion Aaron Parker, of Insentra, discusses VMware’s recently released white paper detailing Best Practices for Delivering Microsoft Office 365 in VMware Horizon 7 with Published Applications.
Much to Aaron’s surprise, the paper recommends two critical aspects of Office 365 that VMware’s “own add-on products to Horizon – recommendations for Outlook cached-mode and OneDrive for Business” fail to address.
The goal, afterall, is to provide users with a more local PC-like experience in RDS and non-persistent environments. However, while Microsoft has actually supported Outlook cached-mode under RDS since Outlook 2010, it has come with some challenges. Aaron points out that “the recommendation by VMware in their white paper, follows Microsoft’s recommendation to place OST files on a network share. In practice, this doesn’t always perform well and often results in corrupted OST files.”
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